Mount Meru Hotel

Mount Meru Hotel

Located in Arusha, an oasis of tranquility on Tanzania’s gateway to major tour tourist destinations regardless of the season, the hotel comprises 178 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, two restaurants, 2 bars, 24-hour In-Room Dining service, an outdoor swimming pool, and a well-equipped gymnasium. Mount Meru Hotel provides the perfect venue for meetings and events with more than 1500 sqm of meeting and banquet space, perfect for seminars, large conferences, cocktail events, and corporate dinners, an ideal mix of categories to meet the needs of corporate and MICE visitors to the country.

The property offers uninterrupted views of Mount Meru, the second-highest mountain in Tanzania after Mount Kilimanjaro, and pristine landscaped private gardens overlooking the Golf Club. The Mount Meru Hotel is located only 45 minutes drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), 20 minutes from Arusha Airport (ARK), and a 10-minute walk from the Arusha International Conference Center (AICC), the historical Arusha Clock Tower, the German Boma, and the Maasai Market Curios and Crafts.

Airport: Kilimanjaro (JRO)

Wildlife area: No

Best time to visit: Year Around




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The Mount Meru Hotel is situated on 15 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens incorporating various indigenous trees and offering sanctuary to a startling array of birds and butterflies.

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Room types


Discover our well-decorated and authentic rooms, providing a relaxing Arusha getaway. Choose one of the 178 air-conditioned guest rooms, which include Free Wi-Fi, a well-lit work area, a mini-refrigerator, a mini-bar (upon request), DSTV with Free view channels, Electronic safes, and Tea/Coffee making facilities. Freshen your suitcase with our affordable guest laundry and dry cleaning facilities.

The Hotel offers the discerning traveler more than just a resting place for accommodation. The room is an experience of understated African opulence, open space, and natural light.

From the privacy of your room, you can enjoy a spectacular view of Mount Meru or a 9-hole Golf course as you bask in the glow of an African sunrise and sunset.



Welcome to the Mount Meru Hotel, Arusha’s famous Hotel and Africa’s largest and most exciting conference destination. An oasis of tranquility on Tanzania’s gateway to major tourist destinations, the Mount Meru Hotel blends stylishly elegant African architecture with supremely luxurious accommodations, sparkling water gardens with beautifully landscaped gardens, and a wide choice of international restaurants  Tanzania is renowned for being the gateway to the Serengeti, and annually, thousands flock through its borders to (hopefully) glimpse the migrating herds of wildebeest across its famed plains and see one of the few genuinely natural hunting grounds where predator and prey are free to roam, graze and hunt uninhibited  What visitors to Tanzania are astounded by (something National Geographic does not always highlight) are the other fantastic locations and the warmth and inviting nature of the Tanzanian people.

The Mount Meru Hotel lies on 15 acres of a serene and lush landscape situated at the foothills of Mount Meru in Arusha. As the topographic centerpiece of the Arusha National Park, the Hotel is surrounded by some of Africa’s most breathtakiAfrica’ss, rich with a diverse array of wildlife, etched against the fertile slopes of this beautiful mountain, the fifth-highest peak in Africa.

The Hotel is nestled against one of the most majestic backdrops ever imagined: the picturesque Mount Meru, the sister peak to Africa’s highest sumAfrica’snt Kilimanjaro. This magnificent mountain has been the keeper of myths and legends for centuries. It is a photographer’s Meccaphotographer’sthe majesty of the natural landscape; the Hotel humbly echoes the brilliance of the jewel famed by the country of its origin, the Tanzanite. It succeeds in beautifully mirroring the surrounding magnificence as the pinnacle of splendor and grandeur Tanzania has to offer. You will have difficulty finding a more idyllic destination to inspire the imagination and rejuvenate the senses.

Despite Arusha’s proximiArusha’se Equator, the climate is surprisingly pleasant, with an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius. Situated 1400m above sea level on the southern slopes of Mount Meru, even the humidity is kept at bay. This makes the Mount Meru Hotel a tranquil getaway in the middle of some of nature’s most ‘spectacular scenery and a place where you can really put your feet up and find your grounding again.


Our well-decorated and authentic rooms provide a relaxing getaway while you’re in Arusha. Choose one of the 178 air-conditioned guest rooms, which include complimentary Wi-Fi, a well-lit work area, a mini-refrigerator, DSTV with free-view channels, Electronic safes, and Tea/coffee-making facilities. Freshen your suitcase between Mountain climbing and safari with our guest laundry facilities.

The Hotel offers the discerning traveler more than just a resting place when it comes on. The room is anence of understated African opulence, open space, and natural light.

Take in the spectacular views of Mount Meru or the 9-hole Golf course from the privacy of your room as you bask in the glow of an African sunrise and sunset.

There is a 24-hour room service.


A world-class and significant conference venue with a maximum capacity of 2,000 delegates, the Mount Meru Hotel boasts over six conference and meeting rooms, lush event gardens, instant global connectivity, and first-class business support services.

Gym and spa

We offer first-class health and recreation facilities. Tulia Spa and Salon doesn’t make you only beautiful but also more relaxed. Our sparkling blue adult swimming pool fountains display a scenic water feature in the children’s pool.

Convenience shops

At our collectors Corner, find the crown of East African collection, the Tanzanite  Rarer than diamond, this gemstone is only found in one place in the world, Mererani hills, Tanzania  We also have a curio shop and a store stocked with world leading brands.



Through your hotel window, you wouldn’t have the urge to join the golfers as they play their numerous nine-round rounds, so on your vidon’tdon’t leave your kit behind.

Restaurants & Bars

Offering a gourmet experience, our three restaurants feature authentic African and a fusion of intercontinental cuisines. Our Tanganyika bar and restaurant, situated by the pool, specializes in weekend pizza and barbecues. Arusha’s most glittering entertainment center, the Hotel also boasts the Mawenzi bar and Arabica coffee shop, which is the talk of the town during “Happ” Hour” on Thursdays and Fridays.

Currency Exchange

One can exchange major currencies at the reception. Within the hotel premises is an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) from where one can withdraw money using Visa and Master cards.

Business centre

Internet and other computer services are available in our business center on the mezzanine floor.

Airport transfer services

The Hotel provides airport pickups and drop-offs and any transportation services on request.

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